Royal Dutch Shell on Thursday reported a 37 per cent drop in second quarter profits and said it would cut 6,500 jobs this year and reduce spending further to deal with an extended period of lower oil prices.
The Anglo-Dutch oil and gas
Facebook Inc reported quarterly revenue that beat forecasts but its profit fell 9 per cent as the social media company sharply increased spending to boost mobile revenue and future growth.
Expenses will grow 55 to 60 per cent in 2
Global airlines are not expecting to see significant improvements in key profitability drivers, likely reflecting concerns over weakness in the global business environment and emerging market economies.
In a quarterly survey conducted t
Air Astana, the flag carrier of the Republic of Kazakhstan, reported a 115 per cent increase in operating profit, reaching $23.9 million in the first half of the year.
Net profit was $8.3 million, versus a loss of $36.4 million in
Toshiba overstated its operating profit by 151.8 billion yen ($1.22 billion) over several years in ‘institutional’ accounting irregularities involving top management, an independent committee said in a report yesterday (July 20).
A brief period of high profitability for the world's oil refineries is likely to come to an end as quickly as it began, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said.
Weak crude oil and relatively high prices
Dubai's Marka, a retail and restaurant start-up that listed on the emirate's bourse last year, expects to turn profitable in 2016, a company official said on Tuesday, pushing back the timeline given earlier.
In January, Ma
Trust Re, a reinsurance company based in Bahrain, reported profits of $ 8.7 million during the first quarter (Q1) of the year, up 10.1 per cent year-on-year from $ 7.9 million achieved in Q1 2014.
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Abu Dhabi National Energy Co (Taqa), the state-owned oil explorer and power supplier, said that first-quarter (Q1) net profit dropped 6.6 per cent from a year earlier to Dh256 million ($69.8 million) because of low oil prices.
The Boeing Company, a leading aircraft manufacturer, has reported a 38 per cent jump in its net income for the first quarter which soared to $1.3 billion from $965 million last year.
The aviation giant also reported an eight per cent in